CECAFA U17 Championships draw released

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Kenya U17
The National U17 Football team is set to face Burundi, Ethiopia and Somalia in Group A

The draw for the upcoming CECAFA U17 Championships, set to be held in Burundi between April 14, and April 28, 2018, has been done.

Kenya has been pooled in Group A, alongside hosts Burundi, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Group B, meanwhile, comprises Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan and Zanzibar.

The Kenyan Junior side will kick off her campaign with a match against the hosts on Saturday April 14, before facing Ethiopia on Tuesday April 17, 2018. A match against Somalia will sum up Group A action for Kenya on Friday, April 20.

Winners and runners up from both groups will face off in the semifinals slated for April 23, and April 24, with the third place playoff and final set to be played on Friday 27, and Saturday 28, respectively.

Matches are set to be played at the Muyinga Stadium, Gitega Stadium and Ngozi Stadium, in Burundi. The latter will host the third place playoff as well as the final.

Fixtures

Saturday April 14 – Kenya vs Burundi (Muyinga Stadium, 3.30 pm)

Tuesday April 17 – Kenya vs Ethiopia (Gitega Stadium, 3.30 pm)

Friday April 20 – Kenya vs Somalia (Muyinga Stadium, 3.30 pm)